About Maria Darwish
Maria Darwish is a PhD Candidate in Gender Studies at Örebro University. In her PhD thesis, she investigates the relationship between ecofascism, gender, affect and nature.
She holds a master's degree in Gender Studies from the University of Oslo, and her MA thesis dealt with the intersection of far right extremism, environmentalism and masculinity. Her research interests include (neo-)Nazism, fascism, ideology, racism, cuteness studies, propaganda, human ecology and human-nature issues such as veganism and climate change.
Darwish, M. (2021). Nature, Masculinities, Care and the Far-Right. In M. Hultman & P. Pulé (Eds.), Men, Masculinities, and Earth Contending with the (m)Anthropocene. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.
Darwish, M. (2021). Moomin memes and cuteness in ecofascist propaganda. In I. Galleymore, C. Harris & A. Papachristodoulou (Eds.), AWW-STRUCK. London: Poem Atlas.
Darwish, M. (2018). Green neo-Nazism: Examining the intersection of masculinity, far-right extremism and environmentalism in the Nordic Resistance Movement (Master’s thesis). University of Oslo: Norway.
Chapters in books
- Darwish, M. (2021). Nature, Masculinities, Care, and the Far-Right. In: Pulé M., Paul; Hultman, Martin, Men, masculinities, and Earth: contending with the (m)Anthropocene (pp. 183-206). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Darwish, M. (2021). Moomin Memes and Cuteness in Ecofascist Propaganda. In: Isabel Galleymoore; Caroline Harris; Astra Papachristodoulou, Aww-Struck Poetic and Critical Responses to the Theme of Cuteness. Paper presented at AWW-Struck, Creative and critical approaches to cuteness, May 21 - June 11, 2021. Poem Atlas.